15 Oct '11, 11am

A Wordsmith's Manifesto

A Wordsmith's Manifesto

I eat, pray and love the written word. My every spare moment is spent reading, writing, or listening to words that bring inspiration, comfort, wisdom and joy. I am always poised to pen something down, especially when triggered by a flash of insight, moved by a scene, or teased by an idea that refuses to leave my head. I carry a notepad and pen with me whenever I go for meetings, regardless of the agenda. Capturing prodigious quantities of notes is always a good practice for the inner journalist in me. I read, and read, and read. During bus rides to and from one destination to another. Before I sleep at night. Whenever I'm waiting for an activity to happen. You will always find a book in my bag - and yes, I am a "bag man". Nothing triggers good writing better than good reads. I'm a keen observer of my environment, the people surrounding me, and the unique situations that I ...

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